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United States. Department of State. Consular Despatches from United States Ministers in Paraguay and Uruguay, 1858-1906.

Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1948 
National Archives microfilm publications. Microcopy no. M 128; v. National Archives record group 59.
19 reel(s)

This collection contains correspondence from the United States Ministers to Paraguay who, at times, were responsible for diplomatic affairs in Uruguay. The Paraguay material refers to the regimes of Carlos Antonio Lopez and his son Francisco Solano Lopez and the disastrous war Paraguay fought against Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. Concerning Uruguay, the material refers to the continuing civil strife in that country throughout this period.

An uncataloged guide, Despatches from United States Ministers to Paraguay and Uruguay, is located in the Special Collections Office. The guide contains background on the collection and a list of related documents in the National Archives.

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